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PAPI M39.jpg
Precision Approach Path Indicator Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: aeroways
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Status: de facto

A Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI) is a visual aid that provides guidance information to help a pilot acquire and maintain the correct approach (in the vertical plane) to an airport or an aerodrome.

It is generally located on the left-hand side of the runway, approximately 300 meters beyond the landing threshold of the runway.

How to map

Set a node node in the middle of the 4 lights and add aeroway=navigationaid + navigationaid=papi

You will find the PAPI about 400 m behind the beginning of the runway, mostly on the left side. Good satellite images show 4 floodlights in a row. Add a node in the middle of the system.

Example papi.png

See also